The wound To which you fail to tend Festers ©2018 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.
I know I sound harsh Please understand It’s not that I don’t Want to be there for you It’s that I don’t Want to be the only one Including you I don’t want to be your crutch Your single and solitary Light In an otherwise engulfing darkness Which is partially if not mostly Of your [...]
Funny how, when someone does something wrong, and you don’t stand for it, they talk about “your problem,” when in fact they are the one who created the problem. In this case, I was walking from my car to the supermarket entrance, when a man in a truck quickly turned a corner of the parking [...]
You dismiss All that I have gone through To overcome everything I have faced And get to where I am In effect you dismiss Your ability to do the equivalent In your own life with your own circumstances In effect you separate me out As different “special” And after a lifetime Of paying careful attention [...]
Trusting and breathing Into my inherent goodness Instead of combating the darkness That was imposed onto me ©2017 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.
They say let go and let Gd But Gd is not taking care of you I am And if I let go You may die And I may lose That which is dear to me But in taking care of you I lose myself Picking up the pieces Of your futile resistance And ineffective railing [...]
It’s as if I am the ball In the pinball machine Shunted back and forth Each place where I should belong Shutting me out Defining things Constructing matters So that I have to fight If I’m going to stay When I just want To belong with ease ©2017 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No [...]
Pitting me against myself Crashing waves It’s an old story You using your might In an attempt to drag me down While I use my might In an attempt to lift you up There comes a point Where I’m worn out from And bored by The struggle And I let go Of you the vision [...]
You create a state of crisis Through your self-neglect And effective self-sabotage I pick up the pieces Drawing from and lending to you My Life Force Which is intact Because of my self-devotion Relentless pursuit of All that is positive and healthy I do the hard work Take the risks Make the changes Put the [...]
On guard And on call If I’m not in charge Everything falls apart ©2017 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.